Movie Press Kits
Most of us go to the movies on a regular basis as a way to enjoy some form of entertainment. How do you pick which one you want to see? It may be based on the actors or actresses that are in it. Generally though people choose a movie based on what they know about the plot. They may want to see a mystery or a comedy when they go as well.
One of the main ways in which information about new releases gets to people is through the use of movie press kits. These are usually in place a couple of weeks before the opening day of the show. They tend to work very well too and that is why it can be hard to get a movie ticket to certain shows for the first week that they are out. Everyone wants to be among the first to go check it out.
The same thing often takes place again but on a smaller scale when these movies make it to the video store. For those that missed them at the theatre, it is an opportune moment to go out and get them. Many people did see the release at the theatre but they want to view it again at home. Movies that are on video for such rentals are also on sale at retailers that same day. So if you decide you want to buy it you should be able to find it on display at your local store as well.
It can be fun to go look at older movie press kits online as well. You can see the tag lines, pictures, and promotions. They can give you some great ideas on how to write a press kit for a movie as well. There are certainly many movies out there that get the attention of people. A great part of this is the way in which they end up being promoted.
Some movie press kits you can get for free online. Others you will end up having to pay for. It really depends on the popularity of the movie and who owns the promotional rights to it. Any good promoter out there though knows that if you want to get the attention of movie goers you have to give them a taste of what they are in for.